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Cave and the Cathedral How a Real-Life Indiana Jones and a Renegade Scholar Decoded the Ancient Art of Man

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ISBN-10: 0470373539

ISBN-13: 9780470373538

Edition: 2009

Authors: Amir D. Aczel, Aczel, Amir D. Aczel

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What France's ancient cave drawings may reveal about the origin of language, art, and human thoughtinsights into one of the greatest mysteries in anthropologyThey roam deep underground in the recesses of French (and some Spanish) caves: Bulls and bison. Horses and stags. Rhinos, bears, human-like creatures, and more. Painted, drawn, or engraved, these incredible images are 32,000 years old, yet they seem full of personality and life. Who were the artists? How did they make these paintings miles into labyrinthine caves with only stone candles to light the way? Why did the artists make them and what do they mean? What about the undecipherable signs accompanying the art? Popular science writer…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Amir D. Aczel, Ph.D., his work has been translated into Turkish, Hebrew, French, German, italian, Chinese and Spanish. An internationally known mathematician, he lives in the Boston area.